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Health Care Volunteering in Nepal
Accessibility and affordability of healthcare services continues to remain a challenge for Nepal and many other developing Asian countries. The International Volunteer Travel partners with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in Nepal to provide healthcare services for the poor in Nepal. Individuals interested in volunteering in medical care will find this program rewarding and life changing.
Medical Volunteer Duties: International volunteers in Medical care volunteer abroad program will assist and support local doctors, clinicians, and nurses in the normal routine of health work i.e. taking vital signs, dressing wounds, taking patients history, counseling patients, providing assurance and moral support to patients’ family, and disbursing minor drugs. Volunteers may choose to work with the HIV program, the community health center; the Leprosy care program; the community public health education program or a combination of these programs.
Professional Requirements: All health care volunteers (doctors, nurses, and program students, etc) need proof of training such as practicing license, health care student ID, etc.
Nepalese Language Requirements
Strongly encouraged but not required. We offer a one-week Language and Culture Program especially for those with no prior knowledge of Nepalese.
To contact us, click here. To submit an application, click here. To read more about how to apply to the International Volunteer Travel program, click here.
Nepal Voluntary Work ProgramsTo read more about an area of international voluntary work in Nepal, please click on any choice below:
Volunteer with Children
HIV/AIDS Awareness Volunteer
Volunteer with Medical Work
Teaching Volunteer in Nepal
Volunteer with Church Mission
Other Nepal Programs
In addition to voluntary work abroad in Nepal, we offer great opportunities for overseas internships, Language and Culture Program, Gap Year Nepal placement, Group volunteer abroad, and the Nepal Adventure Holidays programs.
Questions and Other InformationTo access more information on any aspect of our South American programs in Nepal please click on any link on the left or top links bars. For answers to your questions not provided on the link pages, please go to the page on Frequently Asked Questions.
Nepal HIV and AIDS Volunteer Program Highlights
Location:Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur, Makwanpur and Sindhupalchok.
Length of Program: 2 to 14 weeks.
Starting Dates:1st and 3rd Thursday of every Month
Airport Arrival: By 3:00 PM the previous day.
Accommodation and Meals: Accommodation provided in special selected Host families. 3 local Nepalese meals are provided per day including free self-packed lunch.
Transportation: Projects mostly walking distance from home. Alternatively take commuter bus; fare will normally be no more than USD 1.00 per day for a return trip to and from project.
Schedule: Mondays to Fridays. 3 to 8 hours daily.
Program Costs: For international volunteer Nepal program fees, please click here.